Years ago, I read that Asian men are also less likely to marry non-Asian women, and are also less likely to be married overall.In an article titled The Unmarriables: Why Black Women and Asian Men Should Date, Lauretta Charlton explores why Black women and Asian men, who seem to be less chosen, should get to choosing each other.
franchise by becoming the first Black Bachelorette, we knew Rachel Lindsay was open to interracial dating.
After all, she was one of women vying for Nick Viall’s heart last season. The politics of interracial dating in this country are complicated, as evidenced by the fact this is the most diverse season of , ever.
The well-known incidents, frequent until only recently, are now isolated events.
This doesn’t include those famous and rather annoying “looks.” But it appears that those same “looks” and innate preferences when it comes to the choice of the partner, played the crucial role in black women-white . It’s just a normal thing for a black woman to be attracted to white men.
This did not stop one publication from running a story that low-key lauded Lindsay for her choice to associate with white men, mainly because it counters data that revealed Black women are less likely to date outside of their race.
The headline began, “Unlike New Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay, Black Women…” Twitter immediately commenced dragging the story, accusing the publication of feeding into stereotypes about Black women.
Nine out of 10 of them would be fine with people in their circles dating someone outside their race or ethnicity.
And although a Black woman was at the center of the Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage between Blacks and Whites in America, Black women seem to be not only less likely to marry non-Black men, but less likely to marry at all. Most of the conversations I have with Black women about dating and relationships include a deeper conversation about how, , Black women need to engage in more interracial dating.
Black men like Nate Parker and John Ridley have publicly accused Black women of being closed-minded or sabotaging them in a spiteful display of intolerance because the men date non-Black women.